Michelle Long; Sydney Startup Hub
Michelle Long is the Associate Director of the Sydney Startup Hub, one of the largest innovation spaces of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Accommodating up to 1,800 people across 11 floors, the Sydney Startup Hub provides startups with access to mentoring, networking and investment and brings together leading incubators, accelerators and innovation programs in one central location.
In this role, Michelle provides high-level advice relating to the Hub and its operations. She manages key stakeholders and tenants, and designs and implements programs which are aimed to strengthen and support the ecosystem and make NSW the most effective place to grow a startup.
Prior, Michelle held leading operational roles with the ABC, including as the National Manager for Business Partnerships and Corporate Social Responsibility. Michelle is an expert at improving organisational performance through implementing strategic business processes and targeted workplace strategies. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Canberra.